Two of the most important gamers in streaming, HBO Max and YouTube, have formally arrived on Spectrum TV.
It’s the primary time the apps have been supported on Spectrum TV, Constitution’s digital cable supplier and live TV app, and customers will have the ability to entry content material from each apps by the platform’s information on channels 2004 for HBO Max and 2003 for YouTube. Customers may even have the ability to discover them by looking out the information or from the information’s apps menu. (A subscription to HBO Max, which prices $10 monthly with adverts or $15 to go ad-free and unlock same-day theatrical releases, will nonetheless be required to entry the content material.)
The 2 apps are large additions to Spectrum’s platform. HBO Max, which launched effectively over a yr in the past, presents greater than 13,000 hours of premium content material from manufacturers that embrace HBO, DC, Cartoon Community, Grownup Swim, Studio Ghibli, and Max Originals, amongst others. The service additionally made Warner Bros.’ whole 2021 movie slate out there on its premium tier the identical day these movies debut in theaters at no extra value. Whereas a controversial move and one which’s brought on WarnerMedia fairly a number of complications, it’s an incredible worth for anybody unsure about returning to theaters simply but.
A spokesperson famous that the information channels provide a further methodology for purchasers to entry the HBO Max and YouTube apps. Along with Netflix, they’re the primary three streaming apps to be accessible immediately by the Spectrum Information.
“Because the video panorama continues to vary, we’re evolving our merchandise and making it simpler for our prospects to observe what they need by offering entry to streaming apps from handy launch factors throughout the Spectrum TV expertise,” Elena Ritchie, Spectrum’s group vp of video expertise, mentioned in an announcement. “We look ahead to rising this library and anticipate to launch extra streaming video apps within the coming months.”